SCO String Academy www.sco.org.uk A new, free opportunity for young string players to work with SCO musicians in March 2019. The Scottish Chamber Orchestra and St Mary’s Music School are delighted to announce a new partnership programme for young string players in and around Edinburgh. SCO String Academy in partnership with St Mary’s Music School … Continue reading Free SCO Opportunity for String Players!
Our incredible Primary Sevens proudly present their Musical Show "The Amazing Adventures of Super Stan" at 1.30pm on Monday 25th June. Doors open 1.20pm and for health and safety reasons, only two adults per pupil. We look forward to welcoming you.
Mrs Noble has again this year arranged for Creative Scotland’s Youth Music Initiative to provide a fantastic opportunity for each of our six P4 and P5 classes to receive weekly ukulele instruction for eight weeks. Another amazing music opportunity for our pupils! Thank you very much to Jules and Nora. [See P4 and P5 Class … Continue reading Youth Music Initiative – Ukulele Instruction in P4 and P5
Thank you so much to former parent Laura Cross who has again delivered such excellent weekly National Youth Choir of Scotland (NYCoS) singing workshops to each of our three Primary Three classes.
Huge congratulations to the fabulous Sciennes Glee Club choir led by Miss Kathryn Dougal and Miss Aisling Rogerson who have practised so hard at lunch breaks for many weeks and who performed brilliantly at the Assembly Rooms on Tuesday 17th April 2018. #YOYP We just wanted to say a huge congratulations to The Sciennes Glee … Continue reading Sciennes Glee Club at Assembly Rooms
Huge congratulations to the P1-3 pupils and staff and to our Dance Division friends for their outstanding family performances this term:P1 NativityP2 Winter ShowP3 Dance ShowParticular credit to magnificent Ms Carolyn Anstruther, DHT, who co-ordinates and produces all three shows so spectacularly. Bravo!
A treat and delight to welcome Phil Bancroft to Sciennes on Wednesday 30th November, who led free workshops with P2 and P4A classes using our online subscription resource ABC Creative Music. We are so fortunate that twin brother and co-founder of ABC Creative Music, Tom Bancroft, is also visiting school on Thursday 8th December for another … Continue reading ABC Music Workshops from the Fabulous Bancroft Boys!
Superb seats in the stalls of the Festival Theatre for P6 and P7Thank you very much to Audrey Blake and our friends at Scottish Opera for a lovely opportunity for six of our classes ( P6 and P7) to visit the Festival Theatre on Thursday 10th November for Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro Unwrapped. Fantastic … Continue reading Scottish Opera Unwrap "The Marriage of Figaro" for P6 and P7
Ailsa with her winning poster entry for the Virgin Money Fireworks Concert 2016Huge congratulations to P6 pupil Ailsa on being one of three winners in this year's Edinburgh International Festival Virgin Money Fireworks poster competition! What an exciting, fantastic achievement! Very well done, Ailsa! She was a finalist last year and decided to give it … Continue reading P6 Ailsa is Virgin Money EIF Fireworks Poster Winner!
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James Gillespie's High School Christmas Concert 2015Thursday 17th December, 7.00-9.30pmThis concert features pupils from James Gillespie's High School and P7 pupils from its six associated primaries, including Sciennes Primary.Items will include JGHS wind bands, string orchestras, clarsach and guitar ensembles, percussion ensemble, pipe band, accordion group, chamber choir and many various junior and senior choirs.Repertoire … Continue reading P7 Pupils Perform at James Gillespie’s Christmas Concert
On Wednesday 13th May, Sciennes Parent Council arranged an opportunity to showcase the wealth of musical talents of our many music groups: School Orchestra, School P6/7 Choir, School Violin/Viola and School Woodwind as well as After School Clubs (co-ordinated by parent members of the Parent Council Fiona Denvir and Bethan McEwan) in A Capella, Fiddle, … Continue reading Magnificent Parent Council Music Showcase
Dear All,Hope you all had a good Easter Break.The amazing Caroline Brockbank has agreed to run a Ceilidhkids event for primary 1-3. This fundraising event for Sciennes Primary will be held on Friday 8th May 2015 in the School Hall between 1pm - and 2.30pm. The cost per participant is £3 and will include a … Continue reading P1-3 Ceilidh Kids Friday 8th May in Hall
A wonderful opportunity for our children to participate in this showcase event, in a prestigious venue, celebrating young people's talents in music, drama and dance with schools from across the city. Our pupils were expertly prepared for the Resonate: Studio to Stage concert at the Queen's Hall on Monday 30th March by Mrs Campbell and … Continue reading Studio to Stage: School Orchestra Resonate at the Queen’s Hall
Resonate: Studio to Stage at the Queen’s Hall Monday 30th March 5.45pm for 6.30pm-9.00pm The Sciennes School Orchestra, conducted by Mrs Samanda Campbell, has been invited to perform at the Queen’s Hall on Monday 30th March. Resonate: Studio to Stage is an annual, highly regarded, event celebrating Expressive Arts in our city schools. Children will be … Continue reading School Orchestra at Queen’s Hall
Resonate: Studio to Stage at the Queen’s Hall Monday 30th March 5.45pm for 6.30pm-9.00pm The Sciennes School Orchestra, conducted by Mrs Samanda Campbell, has been invited to perform at the Queen’s Hall on Monday 30th March. Resonate: Studio to Stage is an annual, highly regarded, event celebrating Expressive Arts in our city schools. Children will be … Continue reading Sciennes School Orchestra at Queen’s Hall
Resonate: Studio to Stage at the Queen’s Hall Monday 30th March 5.45pm for 6.30pm-9.00pm The Sciennes School Orchestra, conducted by Mrs Samanda Campbell, has been invited to perform at the Queen’s Hall on Monday 30th March. Resonate: Studio to Stage is an annual, highly regarded, event celebrating Expressive Arts in our city schools. Children will be … Continue reading SCIENNES ORCHESTRA AT THE QUEEN’S HALL
Thank you to Ms Bethan Owen and Aileen Nimmo for organising such a fabulous evening, celebrating diversity at Sciennes, and to the Sciennes Family for creating such a warm welcoming party for our Spanish guests. Estupendo!"Delicious food from around the world was on the menu for our phenomenally successful International Tapas Evening, held in school … Continue reading International Tapas at Sciennes
Thank you to S6 students Caitlin and Monica from James Gillespie's High School for their excellent presentation about their forthcoming trip to South Africa and for explaining how we can help by donating gym shoes, sports gear and dresses.The focus for the P4-7 Assembly on Friday 16th January was Music at Sciennes and how the … Continue reading P4-7 Music Assembly
Sarah Deters, Edinburgh University Musical Instrument MuseumWe cannot thank Sarah Deters from Edinburgh University's Museum of Musical Instruments enough! Sarah, a primary school teacher in America and now head of Outreach for the Museum, had such a lovely manner with the children when she provided an amazing six workshops this week - all three Primary … Continue reading Musical Instrument Museum Workshops
Remember, Friday 14th November is Children in Need Day and for a donation you can dress up as Pudsey or a Superhero.Thank you to Edinburgh University Music Society for their impromptu rendition of the single sold in aid of BBC Children in Need, "God Only Knows", conducted by Cerys, Stella and May!//www.youtube.com/get_playerBuy on CDHMV, Amazon, … Continue reading "God Only Knows" in Aid of BBC Children in Need
What a fabulous musical presentation on Wednesday 12th November by Edinburgh University Music Society in the Reid Concert Hall! Grateful thanks to Ben Crabbe and Amanda MacLeod, President of EUMS, and all the talented musicians for such a lively, informative and inspiring presentation. Our children from P4A, P5A, P5B, P5C, P6A, P6C and P7B learned … Continue reading Thank You EUMS!
Ten Pieces Ambassador, Nicola BenedettiWatch Nicola Benedetti's lessons with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra on the BBC Ten Pieces website or view here:http://sciennesmusic.blogspot.co.uk/
Sarah DetersJennyMany thanks to Sarah Deters and Jenny at the Edinburgh Museum of Musical Instruments who gave Sciennes School Orchestra a fascinating historical tour of instruments through the ages on Monday 10th November in the Reid Concert Hall. Sarah and Jenny explained how instruments and their use in orchestras have developed over time. Thank you … Continue reading Orchestra at Reid Hall
A draft policy is being circulated and amended and an updated version will appear on our new Music at Sciennes website. Meanwhile, please refer to Sciennes Policies. A Music Improvement Group has been set up which will meet throughout 2014-2015, tasked with raising awareness of our existing Music provision and also exploring ways to expand … Continue reading Sciennes Music Policy
Who were you today, P7?1 Dave Grohl; 2 Alison Balsom; 3 Lorde; 4 Pharrell Williams; 5 Zane Lowe; 6 Sam Smith; 7 Paloma Faith; 8 Eliza Carthy; 9 Nicola Benedetti; 10 Chris Martin; 11 Jaz Dhami; 12 Martin James Bartlett; 13 Danielle de Niese; 14 Stevie Wonder; 15 Florence Welch; 16 Lauren Laverne; 17 Brian … Continue reading P7 BBC Music Tribute for CBBC
It's not every day that we get an invitation from CBBC's Friday Download team to have a go at creating our tribute to a music video and uploading our film clips to the show! Primary Seven pupils began planning their response today to this fantastic creativity challenge and it was wonderful to hear so many … Continue reading CBBC Friday Upload!
Mrs Campbell will accompany the School Orchestra to St Cecilia's Hall on Monday 10th November. Pupils will have a chance to view the Musical Instrument Museum's fantastic collection, dating back to the 16th Century.Edinburgh University Collection of Historic Musical Instruments ranks among the world's most important collections of musical heritage. All the main types or … Continue reading School Orchestra at St Cecilia’s Hall
Mrs Samanda Campbell, P4 Class Teacher, began her Orchestra sessions today which take place each Monday in the Hall between 11.30am and 12.30pm.Requirements for orchestra are to play an orchestral instrument, including percussion, though not piano, at Grade 2 or above. At the beginning of each academic session auditions are held so that children can … Continue reading Sciennes School Orchestra